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Leadership             Board of Directors 

Board of Directors

Ted Makowiec, MBA, B.S., Vice President, Health Consultant, SEGAL

Chairperson

Ted Makowiec is a vice president and health consultant in Segal’s Midwest Region. He has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare and employee benefits, including experience at large employers, health systems and healthcare plans. He brings broad and deep experience in the implementation of decision support systems designed to create analytics that support major strategies and metric driven decision making, as well as health reform initiatives, benefit design changes and provider network development strategies.

Prior to joining Segal, Mr. Makowiec was the vice president of Medical Economics for CHE Trinity Health where he led the strategy, staff, systems and analytics for more than 80 hospitals, 90 long-term care facilities and 100,000 employees. Prior to his work there, he was the sr. director for Benefits at The University of Michigan. Mr. Makowiec holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Central Michigan University. 

Dorothy E. Deremo, R.N., MSN, MHSA, FACHE, Principal Partner and CEO, The Deremo Group

Chairperson Elect

Dottie Deremo is the principal partner and CEO of The Deremo Group (TDG). TDG is a wholly owned consulting company that provides consulting, speaking and executive coaching services to C-Suite executives and boards in for-profit and not-for-profit companies across business, healthcare, social and cultural sectors. Areas of focus for TDG include strategic sustainability and business renewal, succession planning, leadership development and achieving outstanding sustainable results.

Ms. Deremo is recognized nationally and internationally as an influential leader, entrepreneur, consultant, healthcare public policy expert, speaker and author. She is the retired CEO of Hospice of Michigan and its national subsidiary company, At Home Support. Her formal education includes two master’s degrees from Wayne State University and the University of Michigan as well as three business fellowships from the Wharton School of Business, Kings Fund College in Great Britain and Harvard Business School, respectively. Ms. Deremo has a long history of professional and community service on local, state and national boards and is a sought-after keynote speaker. 

Christopher Beal, D.O., FACOI, President and CEO, St. John's Internal Medicine, P.C., Chief of Staff, Sparrow Clinton Hospital

Secretary

Dr. Christopher Beal is the president and CEO at St. John's Internal Medicine, a patient-centered medical home through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. In addition, he serves as chief of staff at Sparrow Clinton Hospital where he provides a high-visibility relationship between the medical staff, the hospital board, nursing, administration and various committees. He is also a clinical assistant professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University. 

Dr. Beal earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University and his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Spring Arbor University.

Gloria Larkins, CPA, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, United Way of Southeast Michigan

Treasurer

Gloria Larkins is the chief financial officer of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan. She has served in several financial leadership roles including CFO at Detroit Receiving Hospital; vice president of finance at DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital and Karmanos Cancer Institute; COO and CFO at OmniCare Health Plan; and CFO at Children’s Center of Wayne County.

 

Ms. Larkins received her Master of Business Administration, Certified Public Accountant and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Detroit. She also acquired executive education by successfully completing the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Margaret A. Chamberlain, J.D., Rolf Goffman Martin Lang LLP

Member-At-Large

Margaret Chamberlain is currently a partner at  Rolf Goffman Martin Lang LLP, where she focuses her practice in the areas of healthcare regulatory compliance. This includes interfacing with state and federal regulatory agencies, state and federal enforcement appeals, developing corporate compliance programs, State Attorney General licensing and/or criminal investigations, Medicare and Medicaid civil and criminal fraud concerns and professional licensing.

 

Ms. Chamberlain has worked for healthcare providers for almost 30 years; first as a social worker in long-term care facilities in New York.

Scott W. Eathorne, M.D., President and CEO, Together Health Network

Member-At-Large

Dr. Scott Eathorne is president & CEO of Together Health Network, a statewide provider network that serves as a collaboration between Ascension Michigan, Trinity Health Michigan and physician partners across the state; it was most recently joined by The University of Michigan Health System. As a physician-led organization, Together Health Network strives to deliver greater value in health and care to patients and partners through better coordinated care.

 

Prior to joining Together Health Network, Dr. Eathorne served as the president and CEO of St. John Providence Partners in Care, a physician hospital organization. He was a key player in the development of The Physician Alliance which partnered with St John Providence Health System to form Partners in Care. Dr. Eathorne is a family medicine physician fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine. He attended medical school at Wayne State University and received his undergraduate training at Michigan State University.

Gregory J. Forzley, M.D., FAAFP, FHIMSS, Independent Physician Consultant in healthcare and health information technology

Member-At-Large

Dr. Greg Forzley is a board-certified clinical informatics physician executive and family physician with significant expertise in clinical leadership, health information technology and health information exchange. As a public policy advocate and active leader, he is dedicated to promoting health information exchange and improving health information technology efficiency and effectiveness to deliver consistent, high-quality patient-centered care, encourage patient engagement, support patient safety and improve the health of the community.

Now retired from his role as ambulatory and population health CMIO at Trinity Health, Dr. Forzley remains actively involved in health IT, serving on several boards and committees. He also remains involved in legislative and policy issues as a member of the HIMSS Public Policy Committee and Michigan State Medical Society Health Care Quality, Efficiency and Economics Committee. Dr. Forzley holds his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

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